Zion Williamson

Jul 10, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans player Zion Williamson arrives on the red carpet at Microsoft Theatre.
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Seth Dunlap
August 19, 2019 - 7:05 pm
NBA rookies love Zion Williamson to be a breakout star this season, but think two of his former college teammates will go on to have better or equal careers. In the league's annual survey of incoming rookies , just 5% of voters tabbed Williamson to have the best career of any rookie. Conversely, 35...
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Jul 13, 2019; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (left) talks with forward/center Anthony Davis (right) after a press conference at the UCLA Health Training Center.
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Seth Dunlap
August 02, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Pelicans fans won't have to wait long for the return of Anthony Davis. The Los Angeles Lakers, with Davis and LeBron James in tow, will play in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center on Nov. 27, marking their first trip of the season to the Crescent City. That according to The Athletic's Shams...
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August 01, 2019 - 8:48 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn't see himself and Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson as an odd couple from different generations and sports. Brees sees key parallels in the timing of each of their arrivals on New Orleans' pro sports scene, and is eager to share what he...
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Amos Morale III
July 23, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball operations David Griffin began Tuesday’s introductory conference call for New Orleans’ newest player J.J. Redick saying that the former Duke standout and NBA veteran was the franchise's top target in free agency. “From the time that I started with the...
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Mark Menard
July 10, 2019 - 7:37 pm
The honors continue to roll in for the newest star of the New Orleans sports scene. Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was given the ESPY award for Best College Athlete Wednesday night. Williamson's career as a star at Duke University is what positioned him to be taken #1 overall by the Pelicans in...
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Steve Geller
July 09, 2019 - 8:34 am
Most of the buzz around the Pelicans following the NBA draft was locked in on the top overall pick in the draft Zion Williamson. But, some of the birds others rookies showed why they were brought to the nest. The 8th overall pick, Jaxson Hayes put on a show in his Summer League debut scoring 28...
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July 07, 2019 - 5:43 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zion Williamson's summer league is over. The New Orleans Pelicans announced Saturday that the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA draft will not play any more at the Summer League in Las Vegas because of a bruised left knee. The team stressed the move is precautionary. "Zion will move...
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Steve Geller
July 05, 2019 - 9:38 am
The Pelicans open Summer League play tonight in Las Vegas, and typically it wouldn’t be that big of a deal. But, a sold out arena awaits the NBA debut of Zion Williamson. Another one for Zion Williamson… The consensus Men’s Basketball National Player of the Year has been named ACC Male Athlete of...
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The New Orleans Pelicans open NBA Summer League play tonight, and we get our first chance to see rookie Zion Williamson play in a Pels uniform. "New Orleans will begin summer league play on July 5 with a primetime matchup... with the New York Knicks," the team said in a news release. Williamson is...
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